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Hwang, David Henry 1957-

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M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang( Book )

70 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Cultural Revolution in China in the mid-1960s, a French diplomat falls in love with a singer in the Beijing Opera, not knowing that the object of his affection is a man. Interwoven with allusions to the Puccini opera "Madama Butterfly", a story of love and betrayal unfolds.--Adapted from
Golden child by David Henry Hwang( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating his most personal and emotional work to date, David Henry Hwang draws on the true stories told to him by his grandmother of his great-grandfather's break with Confucian tradition by his conversion to Christianity, and the eventual unbinding of his daughter's feet. Golden Child explores the impact of these decisions on each of his great-grandfather's three wives, and succeeding generations
Possession by Neil LaBute( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
Chinglish : a play by David Henry Hwang( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chinglish is a hilarious comedy about the challenges of doing business in a country whose language - and underlying cultural assumptions - can be worlds apart from those of the West. The play tells the adventures of Daniel, an American business-everyman from the Midwest, who hopes to establish his family's sign-making business in China, only to learn what is lost and found intranslation." --from back cover
Trying to Find Chinatown : the Selected Plays of David Henry Hwang by David Henry Hwang( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major collection by the preeminent Asian-American playwright
Ainadamar by Osvaldo Golijov( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring tale of political and artistic courage. Dawn Upshaw sings the role created for her as she reminisces about the martyred Spanish writer Federico Garcia Lorca in a series of flamenco-drenched dream-like flashbacks
Audition monologs for student actors : selections from contemporary plays( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of monologues for competitive auditions and studio exercises
Moving parts : monologues from contemporary plays by Nina Shengold( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 125 monologues by Mamet, Shepard, August Wilson, and others
Between worlds : contemporary Asian-American plays( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best short plays( )

in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FOB and other plays by David Henry Hwang( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida : original Broadway cast recording by Elton John( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yellow face by David Henry Hwang( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this mock-documentary play, David Henry Hwang puts himself center stage, as he uses the controversy over color-blind casting for Miss Saigon and the racially motivated federal investigation of his own father to explore Asian identity and the ever-changing definition of what it is to be an American."--Cover
Trying to find Chinatown : the selected plays by David Henry Hwang( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout his career, David Henry Hwang has explored the complexities of forging Eastern and Western cultures in a contemporary America. His extraordinary body of work, over the past 20 years, has been marked by a deep desire to reaffirm the common humanity in all of us. This volume collects a generous selection of Mr. Hwang's plays, including FOB, The Dance and the Railroad, Family Devotions, The Sound of a Voice, The House of Sleeping Beauties, The Voyage, Bondage and Trying to Find Chinatown."--Publisher's description
M. Butterfly( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret
Aida by Elton John( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Butterfly : a drama by David Henry Hwang( Recording )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress
David Henry Hwang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identity is something that matters deeply to David Henry Hwang, the Tony Award-winning playwright who brought "M Butterfly" to Broadway. His work isn't exclusively about being Asian-American, but it's a theme he returns to often. His latest effort has just opened on Broadway, a contemporary version of the old Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, "Flower Drum Song." It's a story about the Chinese-American experience and the clash of cultures, something ABC NEWS Correspondent John Yang, who sat down with Hwang, has given some thought to
Flower drum song by David Henry Hwang( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To create something new, we must first love what is old." So says a character in David Henry Hwang's updated book to the 1958 Broadway musical Flower Drum Song by Richard Rogers, Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields. This new, fully revised Fower Drum Song includes David Henry Hwang's updated text; an introduction by Hwang and and afterword by Karen Wada, carefully documenting the long and vital history of this landmark musical. -- Back cover
New plays USA 1 by Theatre Communications Group( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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M. Butterfly
Golden childAudition monologs for student actors : selections from contemporary playsMoving parts : monologues from contemporary playsBetween worlds : contemporary Asian-American playsYellow faceTrying to find Chinatown : the selected playsM. ButterflyAida
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